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Gilda Villareal

Performing Arts

Foreign Actors On Mexico's Theater Stage Stir Resentment Behind The Scenes

Mexico's immigration battle with the U.S. plays out in the news daily, but a more subtle tension over cultural identity took center stage this week: foreigners taking leading roles in Mexican theater.

A smartphone displaying a New York Times op-ed piece titled "I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration" is held up in front of The New York Times building. Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Stand Up And Speak Out

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Hero Mariah Carey
Occurs The Sea and Cake

Ugandan politician and musician Bobi Wine has led opposition to Uganda's president, who has been in power since 1986. Wine says soldiers tortured him, but he will return to Uganda. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Bobi Wine Is Willing 'To Die Trying' To Win Freedom For Uganda

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Rick Pitino receives a pre-game introduction at a Louisville Cardinals basketball home game in late 2015. The former coach has written a new memoir addressing the scandals that plagued his tenure at Louisville. Andy Lyons/Getty Images hide caption

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Shadowed By Scandals, Coach Rick Pitino Pens His 'Story'

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Coastal Route Lanterna

Jude Fouquier admits that he'll never climb as well as the greats in Yosemite, but something keeps drawing him to the park. He got his start at a rock-climbing gym before moving on to climbing in the park. Ezra David Romero/Capital Public Radio hide caption

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Yosemite Rock Climbing Goes Mainstream

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Corporate Public Control Department Seun Kuti

Mary Horman (left), a registered nurse for Clackamas County, and Liz Baca, a disease intervention specialist for the county, search for the right address in an Oregon neighborhood. Part of their job is to get information to people who may have a serious, treatable infection, yet not realize it. Kristian Foden-Vencil/OPB hide caption

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Discreetly Tracking Down Sex Partners To Stop A Surge In STDs

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Miss North Dakota Cara Mund is congratulated by contestants after being named Miss America during Miss America 2018 pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. The Miss America competition will be broadcast Sunday night amid the most turmoil the iconic event has seen in decades. Noah K. Murray/AP hide caption

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Shedding Swimsuits In A Miss America Reboot

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LivWithoutU St. Paul & the Broken Bones
Hi Roller The Bo-Keys
Body Techniques Quindar
Time, The Place Floratone & Bill Frisell
Disconnect Laser

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Foreign Actors On Mexico's Theater Stage Stir Resentment Behind The Scenes

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Overture / Work Song Terrence Mann & Colm Wilkinson
Reverie El Ten Eleven
Goldberg Variations, for keyboard (Clavier-Übung IV), BWV 988 (BC L9) [Variation 2]